The Ministry of Health calls for continuing to adhere to the precautionary measures

The UAE leads the world in combating Corona with 24 million examinations

A citizen while receiving the vaccine.

Photography: Eric Arazas

Official statistics issued by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection showed that the United Arab Emirates continues to lead the countries of the world in the total number of pre-emptive examinations to detect the Coronavirus compared to the population, and the total daily doses of the "Covid-19" vaccine, as the number of tests reached 24 million and 203 thousand And 766 examinations, while the number of vaccine doses that were provided until yesterday reached two million and 339 thousand and 78 doses.

In detail, the statistics issued by the ministry reflected that the UAE was able to be an example to follow in addressing the crisis, and dealt with the epidemic with an integrated strategy, which contributed to limiting its spread and reducing its impact in all sectors of the state.

The Ministry affirmed that the success in achieving a global record rate in distributing the vaccine for every 100 people, confirms the success of the national campaign to receive the "Covid-19" vaccine, and the great response it is witnessing from all members of society.

Reaching this record number of vaccine doses within a short period of time also reflects the exceptional efforts in dealing with the Corona pandemic crisis, the concerted government and state institutions, and our first line of defense, in order to provide the Covid-19 vaccine for the population in various regions of the country.

The latest developments in the data of "Covid-19" in the UAE showed that the total number of proactive examinations to detect "Corona" amounted to 24 million 203 thousand and 766 examinations, with an average of 244 thousand and 719.8 examinations per 100 thousand people, and the positive infection rate reached 2.1%, while it reached The total number of injuries is 270,810 cases, with an average of 2738.1 injuries per 100,000 people.

The total number of cure cases in the country reached 243 thousand and 267 cases, at a rate of 2459.6 per 100,000 people, while the number of "Covid-19" vaccine doses provided reached two million and 339 thousand and 78 doses, at a rate of 23.65 doses per 100 people.

Statistics showed that the total deaths resulting from infection with the "Covid-19" virus reached 776 people, at a rate of 7.8 per 100,000 people, while the death rate of total infections was 0.3%.

The total number of active cases that are still receiving treatment reached 26,767 cases, with an average of 270.6 cases per 100,000 people.

Statistics showed that the average of the examinations conducted during the past seven days (until yesterday) reached 159 thousand and 386.9 daily examinations, at a rate of 1611.5 per 100,000 people.

The positive injury rate was 2.2%, while the average daily injuries during the same period were 3490.6 injuries, a rate of 35.3 injuries per 100,000 people.

The average daily recovery cases reached 3 thousand and 468.4, at a rate of 35.1 per 100,000 people.

The average death rate during the last week was 6.1 cases, 0.1 per 100,000 people, and the death rate from injuries was 0.2%.

I'm still committed

The Ministry called on members of the community eligible to receive the "Covid-19" vaccine to continue to turn out to receive the vaccine centers spread in the various emirates of the country, to support the campaign to vaccinate more than 50% of the country's population during the first quarter of this year, in addition to continuing to adhere to the precautionary measures. And preventive, to ensure the health and safety of everyone.

The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) launched the campaign "I took the vaccine and I am still committed," noting that taking the vaccine through vaccination is the safest and most effective way to protect the person himself and those around him from infection, and to limit the spread of "Covid-19".

And she stressed the importance of continuing the precautionary measures for "Covid-19" to prevent the transmission of infection.


Of the country's population are targeted for vaccination during the first quarter of this year.

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